Matar Khichadi

 Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

Khichadi can be considered as a staple food for Indians, let it be cold, flu or an upset stomach, this is the diet for everything. Easy to digest as well as healthy, Khichdi also tastes delicious. Matar Khichadi is an extended version of the traditional khichadi where the green peas and grated coconut is an addition. This Matar Khichadi Recipe is a saviour for every bachelor who cannot cook as this is not only easy to make, but also takes minimum time & attention while cooking. Light on the stomach & delicious on the taste buds, this is an everyday recipe you can make in your own variations. Green Peas are a good source of vitamin K, C & B1, while also being high in fiber, thus adding to the nutrition value of the khichdi.

For more Matar recipes, check: Stuffed Green Peas Puri Recipe, Matar Bhajji Recipe, Matar Pattice Recipe, Matar Karanji Recipe, Matarche Vade Recipe, Peas Pulao Recipe.

 

So let’s get started with Matar Khichadi;

 

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 20 Minutes

Serves for 2.

 

Ingredients:

1) 1 cup rice

2) 1/2 cup moong dal

3) 1 cup green peas

4) 1 tsp Green chilly paste

5) 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

6) 1 tsp goda or malvani masala

7) 1/2 tsp coriander powder

8) Oil for tempering

9) 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

10) 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

11) 4-5 Curry leaves

12) Pinch of asafoetida

13) Salt to taste

14) 3 cup water

15) 1/2 cup grated fresh coconut

16) 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves

 

Method:

Rinse moong dal and rice and keep aside.

Heat oil for tempering in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, green chilly, ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

Add moong dal, rice, goda or malvani masala, coriander powder, sauté it and mix well.

On the other side heat water.

Add hot water, salt and matar to moong-rice mixture and stir.

Keep a lid and let it cook for 15 minutes.

Garnish with grated fresh coconut and chopped coriander leaves.

 

How to make Matar Khichadi:

 

1) Rinse moong dal and rice and keep aside.

 

 Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

2) Heat oil for tempering in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, green chilly, ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

 

 Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

3) Add moong dal, rice, goda or malvani masala, coriander powder, sauté it and mix well.

 

 Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

4) On the other side heat water.

 

Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

5) Add  hot water, salt and matar to moong-rice mixture and stir.

 

Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

6) Keep a lid and let it cook for 15 minutes.

 

Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 

7) Garnish with grated fresh coconut and chopped coriander leaves.

 

 Matar Khichadi

Matar Khichadi

 





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